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Address: Monfort Conservation Park, Mindanao, Philippines
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no but's but bats!!!!

we visited last March 2012..it was amazing to see millions of bats to a long kilometer underground cave...this place is also a record holder in the Guinness Book of World Record... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

we visited last March 2012..it was amazing to see millions of bats to a long kilometer underground cave...this place is also a record holder in the Guinness Book of World Record for the reason of course "millions of bats"..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

try to visit before sundown..you will see when they go out from the cave before finding some foods. they do echo location which is very amazing to observe. also try to spot the big snake they say which they found 10ft few years ago.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

If you find yourself on Samal Island, do yourself a favor and stop by the Monfort Bat Sanctuary. It can be a quick stop, but as far as I'm concerned, it's the coolest thing to see on Samal. I was amazed by the amount of bats here. Apparently, it's the largest colony of Rousette fruit bats in the world at... More 

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Davao City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I went here for a day tour and a night tour. I think the owner is a really good person since she could also make a resort from the primelocation. The staff is entertaining and its also free to go to the beach over there. i dont think that its expesnsive since this place has no funding so everything is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I have never seen anything like it. It was such a magnificent sight to behold! I can imagine Batman filming in these sink holes. It's truly breathtaking. Just like you I do not like going into bat caves, first of all it's dark, you can hardly see anything, it smells awfully awful and it can be scary. But this bat... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Yes, it is interesting how you can see millions of bats inside the cave or sink holes, but for a short tour costing 100 per person, i think its too much. Just be careful on touching the railings around the sink holes or you may just have a touch of the bat poop. As for our visit, we did not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We did not really expect to be drawn in by a bat sanctuary of all places. Our tour guide, Anna, was very informed and enthusiastic. She made the bats sound so fascinating that we came back for a moonrise viewing. At twilight, the bats rise out of the caves in a tornado fomation before heading out. It's amazing to see... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

one girl gave us a tour . there are 4 openings and millions of bats live in those caves... you will learn a lot from this mammals and if your lucky you can also see snakes down the cave from the opening. you only have to pay 100. very near from paradise island. you can take habal-habal..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The Monfort Bat Cave Sanctuary is a private property owned by Monfort Family. The entrance fee increased from 40Php to 100Php as they want to develop the place for tourist attraction purposes. 100Php is too much for viewing it but if you want to see it for yourself go waste 100Php. Anyway, it is the largest bat colony in the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What you see on the pictures in the internet is the same as what you'll see when you get there. Nothing more. Entrance is P100.

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